Top 10 Best Hennepin County Public Schools (2021)

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For the 2021 school year, there are 480 public schools serving 180,994 students in Hennepin County, MN. Hennepin County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Minnesota.
The top ranked public schools in Hennepin County, MN are Lake Harriet Lower Elementary School, Kimberly Lane Elementary School and Normandale Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Hennepin County, MN public schools have an average math proficiency score of 56% (versus the Minnesota public school average of 57%), and reading proficiency score of 58% (versus the 60% statewide average). Schools in Hennepin County have an average ranking of 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Minnesota public schools.
Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is more than the Minnesota public school average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Hennepin County Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Lake Harriet Lower Elementary School Math: ≥95% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    4030 Chowen Ave S
    Minneapolis, MN 55410
    (612) 668-3210

    Grades: K-3 | 521 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Kimberly Lane Elementary School Math: 91% | Reading: 87%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    17405 Old Rockford Rd
    Plymouth, MN 55446
    (763) 745-5600

    Grades: K-5 | 759 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Normandale Elementary School Math: 92% | Reading: 83%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    5701 Normandale Rd
    Minneapolis, MN 55424
    (952) 848-4100

    Grades: K-5 | 647 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Greenwood Elementary School Math: 89% | Reading: 84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    18005 Medina Rd
    Plymouth, MN 55447
    (763) 745-5500

    Grades: K-5 | 793 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Plymouth Creek Elementary School Math: 87% | Reading: 84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    16005 41st Ave N
    Plymouth, MN 55446
    (763) 745-5800

    Grades: K-5 | 687 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Meadow Ridge Elementary School Math: 87% | Reading: 82%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    17905 County Road 47
    Wayzata, MN 55391
    (763) 745-7100

    Grades: K-5 | 852 students
  • Rank: #7-87.-8.
    Concord Elementary School Math: 85% | Reading: 82%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    5900 Concord Ave S
    Minneapolis, MN 55424
    (952) 848-4300

    Grades: K-5 | 742 students
  • Rank: #7-87.-8.
    Minnewashta Elementary School Math: 85% | Reading: 82%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    26350 Smithtown Rd
    Excelsior, MN 55331
    (952) 401-5500

    Grades: K-5 | 896 students
  • Rank: #99.
    Minnetonka East Middle School Math: 83% | Reading: 85%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    17000 Lake St Extension
    Minnetonka, MN 55345
    (952) 401-5200

    Grades: 6-8 | 1,275 student
  • Rank: #1010.
    Scenic Heights Elementary School Math: 85% | Reading: 80%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    5650 Scenic Heights Dr
    Minnetonka, MN 55345
    (952) 401-5400

    Grades: K-5 | 879 students
  • Rank: #1111.
    Wayzata Central Middle School Math: 82% | Reading: 83%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    305 Vicksburg Ln N
    Plymouth, MN 55447
    (763) 745-6000

    Grades: 6-8 | 1,244 student
  • Rank: #1212.
    Highlands Elementary School Math: 83% | Reading: 81%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    5505 Doncaster Way
    Minneapolis, MN 55436
    (952) 848-4500

    Grades: K-5 | 580 students
  • Rank: #1313.
    Gleason Lake Elementary School Math: 84% | Reading: 80%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    310 County Road 101 N
    Plymouth, MN 55447
    (763) 745-5400

    Grades: K-5 | 567 students
  • Rank: #1414.
    Xinxing Academy Math: 85-89% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    1001 Hwy 7
    Hopkins, MN 55305
    (952) 988-4300

    Grades: K-6 | 300 students
  • Rank: #1515.
    Rush Creek Elementary School Math: 83% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    8801 County Rd 101
    Maple Grove, MN 55311
    (763) 494-4549

    Grades: PK-5 | 824 students
  • Rank: #1616.
    Wayzata East Middle School Math: 81% | Reading: 83%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    12000 Ridgemount Ave W
    Minneapolis, MN 55441
    (763) 745-6200

    Grades: 6-8 | 666 students
  • Rank: #1717.
    Groveland Elementary School Math: 82% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    17310 Minnetonka Blvd
    Minnetonka, MN 55345
    (952) 401-5600

    Grades: K-5 | 850 students
  • Rank: #1818.
    Orono Intermediate Elementary School Math: 83% | Reading: 78%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    685 Old Crystal Bay Rd N
    Long Lake, MN 55356
    (952) 449-8470

    Grades: 3-5 | 618 students
  • Rank: #19-2119.- 21.
    Burroughs Elementary School Math: 84% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    1601 W 50th St
    Minneapolis, MN 55419
    (612) 668-3280

    Grades: K-5 | 766 students
  • Rank: #19-2119.- 21.
    Eagle Ridge Academy Lower School Charter School
    Math: 82% | Reading: 78%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    7255 Flying Cloud Dr
    Eden Prairie, MN 55344
    (952) 746-7760

    Grades: K-5 | 826 students
  • Rank: #19-2119.- 21.
    Grandview Middle School Math: 82% | Reading: 78%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    1881 Commerce Blvd
    Mound, MN 55364
    (952) 491-8300

    Grades: 5-7 | 588 students
  • Rank: #2222.
    Seven Hills Preparatory Academy Charter School
    Math: 80% | Reading: 83%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    8600 Bloomington Ave S
    Minneapolis, MN 55425
    (952) 426-6001

    Grades: K-5 | 549 students
  • Rank: #2323.
    Wayzata West Middle School Math: 80% | Reading: 82%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    149 Barry Ave N
    Wayzata, MN 55391
    (763) 745-6400

    Grades: 6-8 | 770 students
  • Rank: #2424.
    Lake Harriet Upper School Math: 80% | Reading: 81%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    4912 Vincent Ave S
    Minneapolis, MN 55410
    (612) 668-3310

    Grades: 4-8 | 663 students
  • Rank: #25-2625.- 26.
    Hilltop Primary School Math: 80-84% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    5700 Game Farm Rd
    Mound, MN 55364
    (952) 491-8500

    Grades: PK-4 | 426 students
  • Rank: #25-2625.- 26.
    Shirley Hills Primary School Math: 80-84% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    2450 Wilshire Blvd
    Mound, MN 55364
    (952) 491-8400

    Grades: PK-4 | 414 students
  • Rank: #2727.
    Yinghua Academy Charter School
    Math: 86% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    1616 Buchanan St Ne
    Minneapolis, MN 55413
    (612) 788-9095

    Grades: K-8 | 816 students
  • Rank: #2828.
    Creek Valley Elementary School Math: 80% | Reading: 80%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    6401 Gleason Rd
    Minneapolis, MN 55439
    (952) 848-3200

    Grades: K-5 | 587 students
  • Rank: #2929.
    Rogers Elementary School Math: 80% | Reading: 78%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    12521 Main Street
    Rogers, MN 55374
    (763) 241-3462

    Grades: K-5 | 657 students
  • Rank: #3030.
    Wilshire Park Elementary School Math: 81% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    3600 Highcrest Rd Ne
    Minneapolis, MN 55418
    (612) 706-1200

    Grades: PK-5 | 693 students
  • Rank: #3131.
    Hale Elementary School Math: 84% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    1220 E 54th St
    Minneapolis, MN 55417
    (612) 668-3760

    Grades: K-4 | 656 students
  • Rank: #3232.
    Countryside Elementary School Math: 83% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    5701 Benton Ave S
    Minneapolis, MN 55436
    (952) 848-4700

    Grades: K-5 | 573 students
  • Rank: #33-3433.- 34.
    Clear Springs Elementary School Math: 77% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    5701 Hwy 101
    Minnetonka, MN 55345
    (952) 401-6950

    Grades: K-5 | 863 students
  • Rank: #33-3433.- 34.
    Meadowbrook Elementary School Math: 77% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    5430 Glenwood Ave
    Minneapolis, MN 55422
    (952) 988-5100

    Grades: PK-6 | 778 students
  • Rank: #3535.
    Cedar Ridge Elementary School Math: 76% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    8905 Braxton Dr
    Eden Prairie, MN 55347
    (952) 975-7800

    Grades: K-6 | 628 students
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